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IOC president discourages political protest at Sochi

  • Aired: 02/04/2014
  • 02:51
  • Rating: NR
With the start of the 2014 Winter Games only days away, the president of the International Olympic Committee insisted that all countries respect the neutral, apolitical nature of the competition. That statement comes in the wake of international furor over a recently adopted Russian law that bans so-called gay propaganda. Jeffrey Brown reports.
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